|A Florida Sketch-Book - Bradford Torrey|
LibriVox recording of A Florida Sketch-Book, by Bradford Torrey. This is a series of late-19th Century essays about Florida's flora & fauna written by a Massachusetts-based naturalist. (Summary by BellonaTimes) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; travel; Florida; animals; nature; science
Downloads: 3,646 (1 review)
|The Best British Short Stories of 1922 - Various|
LibriVox recording of The Best British Short Stories of 1922. Read by David Wales. Twenty-four short stories by famous and not-so-famous British authors. (Summary by David Wales) Note: A shortened section 21 was replaced on Dec 30, 2014 with the full text. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: LibriVox; audio book; short-stories
Downloads: 20,315 (1 review)
|The Prince and Betty - P. G. Wodehouse|
LibriVox recording of The Prince and Betty by P. G. Wodehouse. Read by Don W. Jenkins. The Prince and Betty is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse. It was originally published in Ainslee's Magazine in the United States in January 1912, and, in a slightly different form, as a serial in Strand Magazine in the United Kingdom between February and April 1912, before being published in book form, in the UK only, by Mills & Boon, London, on 1 May that year...
Keywords: librivox; audio; wodehouse; comedy; novel
Downloads: 16,997 (2 reviews)
|Parnassus on Wheels - Christopher Morley|
Librivox recording of Parnassus on Wheels by Christopher Morley. Read by Dawn Larsen. Parnassus on Wheels is about a fictional traveling book-selling business. The original owner of the business, Roger Mifflin, sells it to 39-year-old Helen McGill, who is tired of taking care of her ailing older brother, Andrew. (summary from wikipedia) For more free audiobooks, or to become a volunteer reader, please visit librivox.org...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; fiction; book-seller; books
Downloads: 7,512 (2 reviews)
|Bleak House - Charles Dickens|
LibriVox recording of Bleak House, by Charles Dickens. Read by Mil Nicholson. The Chancery Court had jurisdiction over all matters of equity, including administration of estates, the guardianship of orphans, and disputed property disbursement. In Dickens’ time, some cases could take years to be settled, changing the lives of those involved. Esther Summerson, a young woman raised in a tough and unloving atmosphere, is unexpectedly requested to be a companion to two teenage orphans, Richard Cars...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; dickens; bleak house
Downloads: 41,908 (3 reviews)
|The Door Through Space - Marion Zimmer Bradley|
LibriVox recording of The Door Through Space, by Marion Zimmer Bradley. Read by Christie Nowak and Clive Catterall. At one time Race Cargill had been the best Terran Intelligence agent on the complex and mysterious planet of Wolf. He had repeatedly imperiled his life amongst the half-human and non-human creatures of the sullen world. And he had repeatedly accomplished the fantastic missions until his name was emblazoned with glory...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; sci-fi; science fiction; bradley
Downloads: 71,840 (3 reviews)
|The Czar's Spy - William Le Queux|
LibriVox recording of The Czar's Spy, by William Le Queux. Read by Tom Weiss. William Le Queux was a British novelist and prolific writer of mysteries. Indeed, mystery surrounds the author himself as to whether he was a spy or rather just a self-promoter. Regardless of which is true, Le Queux brings us a story of intrigue and espionage that travels across Europe in the true spirit of a good mystery...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; adventure; mystery; fiction
Downloads: 29,389 (4 reviews)
|Toppleton's Client - John Kendrick Bangs|
LibriVox recording of Toppleton's Client, by John Kendrick Bangs. Read by Cathy Barratt. A pre-eminent legal firm gets far more than it bargained for when it hires the son of its late senior partner, Hopkins Toppleton, Sr., simply to retain the illustrious family name on the company masthead. Knowing Jr. is a loose cannon, their strategy is to pack him off to the UK to head up a European branch of the firm - a branch they have no intention of sending work...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure; humor; fiction
Downloads: 2,466 (3 reviews)
|Ashton-Kirk, Investigator - John Thomas McIntyre|
Ashton-Kirk, who has solved so many mysteries, is himself something of a problem even to those who know him best. Although young, wealthy, and of high social position, he is nevertheless an indefatigable worker in his chosen field. He smiles when men call him a detective. "No; only an investigator," he says. He has never courted notoriety; indeed, his life has been more or less secluded. However, let a man do remarkable work in any line and, as Emerson has observed, "the world will make a beaten...
Keywords: Detective; Mystery; Investigator; Murder; New York; Librivox; audio
Downloads: 51,287 (5 reviews)
|The Circular Study - Anna Katharine Green|
LibriVox recording of The Circular Study by Anna Katharine Green. Read by Christine Dufour In this well-plotted, character-driven mystery, Detective Gryce receives a cryptic message calling him to the scene of a “strange” crime. He soon finds that the adjective is correct, for in a quiet brownstone house in a respectable New York City neighborhood, he finds the body of a man brutally stabbed to death, yet lovingly laid out on the floor of his study...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; mystery; fiction; New York City' detective fiction
Downloads: 11,568 (4 reviews)
|Bat Wing - Sax Rohmer|
LibriVox recording of Bat Wing, by Sax Rohmer. Read by Mark Nelson. Private detective Paul Harley investigates a mysterious case involving voodoo, vampirism, and macabre murder in the heart of London. The first book in the Paul Harley series, written by Sax Rohmer, author of The Insidious Dr. Fu Manchu. (Summary by Mark Nelson) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page f...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; Sax Rohmer; Bat Wing; voodoo; vampirism
Downloads: 34,107 (4 reviews)
|The Haunted Bookshop - Christopher Morley|
Librivox recording of The Haunted Bookshop by Christopher Morley. Read by J. M. Smallheer. Roger Mifflin is the somewhat eccentric proprietor of The Haunted Bookshop, a second-hand bookstore in Brooklyn that is "haunted by the ghosts of all great literature." Beginning with the arrival of a young advertising man and the mysterious disappearance of a certain volume from the shelves of the bookshop, a lively and often humorous tale of intrigue unfolds, generously sprinkled with liberal doses of Ro...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; mystery; Brooklyn; books; literature; intrigue
Downloads: 50,331 (8 reviews)
A collection of detective shows that aired on AFRS, apparently under the name of Starlight Mystery Theater in the 1949 time frame.
Keywords: Mathew Slade; Detective; OTR; Old Time Radio; Radio; AFRS
Downloads: 26,838 (4 reviews)
|Whose Body? - Dorothy L. Sayers|
Librivox recording of Whose Body? by Dorothy L. Sayers. Read by Kara Shallenberg and Kristin Hughes The novel begins with a telephone call to Wimsey from his mother, the Dowager Duchess of Denver, saying that her vicar’s architect has just found a dead body in his bath, wearing nothing but a pair of pince-nez. Whose body is it? Whodunnit? It’s up to Lord Peter to find out. (Summary by Kara and Wikipedia) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; mystery; Sayers; Lord Peter Wimsey
Downloads: 110,795 (9 reviews)